Out today is the Environmental Protection Agency's latest Toxics Release Inventory, which allows the public to know what toxic chemicals are released into their communities. Information is released two years in arrears.
You can drill down in the data to your specific area here, but, in general, here are some of the findings for the states in our region, Illinois and Missouri:
Researchers are conducting controlled burns this week at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center southwest of St. Louis.
The burns are part of a project to study how to restore Ozark glades – rocky forest clearings with native species that resemble those of the desert southwest.
Washington University ecologist and project lead Tiffany Knight says fire is a natural part of glade ecosystems.
A controversial Missouri Department of Conservation plan to reintroduce elk into southeastern Missouri is under fire from Republican state auditor Tom Schweich.
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